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1980s - Nestler

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2004 - Summer


Eric J. Nestler, Ph.D. ’82, M.D. ’83, the Lou and Ellen McGinley Distinguished Chair in Psychiatric Research at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, has been named one of 10 recipients of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Freedom To Discover Grant. Nestler will use the unrestricted grant to identify molecular and cellular changes that drugs of abuse produce in the brain, and to characterize the genetic and environmental factors that determine individual differences in the ability of the drugs to produce these changes.